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Khaemwaset
N28
a
Y1G17R19t
O49
ḫꜥ-m-wst
"He who Appeared in Thebes"
Dynasty 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Amenhotep II
Titles King's Son
Overseer of the Cattle
Father Amenhotep II
Burial Unknown
For other pages by this name, see Khaemwaset.

Khaemwaset (ancient Egyptian: ḫꜥ-m-wst, "He who Appeared in Thebes") was an ancient Egyptian Prince of the Eighteenth Dynasty during the New Kingdom.

Family[]

Khaemwaset was probably the son of Pharaoh Amenhotep II.[1] The identity of his mother remains unknown. He was a (half-)brother of Pharaoh Thutmose IV.

Attestation[]

Khaemwaset is mentioned on two graffiti along with the throne name of Amenhotep II. He is shown to have held the title of Overseer of the Cattle,[1] which was a rare title for a prince.[2] His uncle Crown Prince Amenemhat also held this position.

Burial[]

The whereabouts of Khaemwaset's tomb and mummy remain unknown.

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Dodson & Hilton 2004, p. 139.
  2. Dodson & Hilton 2004, p. 19.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson, A./Hilton, D., 2004: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, London.
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